Chief Janee Harteau
They risk their lives every day to protect us, and on Thursday members of the Minneapolis Police Department were honored for their dedication at a ceremony held by Chief Janee Harteau.
Why is the Governor so upset with the Minneapolis Police Chief?
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said Thursday no criminal charges will be filed in a fatal accident involving a police vehicle and a motorcycle back in the spring. The officer involved was on his way to the house where police shot and killed Terrance Franklin.
The city’s top cop is now a married woman. According to the spokeswoman for Minneapolis Police, Chief Janee Harteau married her partner of 25 years, Sgt. Holly Keegel, on Friday. Keegel is also with the department.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau said she’s outraged after seeing the behavior of two of the city’s officers during an incident in Green Bay, Wis. Both have since been placed on administrative leave. An active internal affairs investigation began Friday into the off-duty officers, Brian Thole and Shawn Powell, after an incident that occurred last month.
Sources have confirmed with WCCO that two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on paid leave in connection to an incident in Green Bay, Wis. last month.
There are still a lot of questions after Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau held a press conference on last Friday’s deadly events in Uptown.